Updated: November 24, 2020 04:41 PM
Created: April 01, 2020 04:05 PM
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — The Monroe County Department of Public Health announced 340 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 Tuesday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 12,740.
The seven-day rolling average of new cases is 320 new cases per day. The average positivity rate is 3.55%.
A total of 315 people have died from COVID-19 in Monroe County.
As of Tuesday, the county's COVID-19 dashboard showed 305 people in the Finger Lakes region hospitalized and 54 of them in the ICU on a ventilator.
Of the 12,740 cases confirmed by the county on Tuesday, 10,208 people have recovered from isolation. The health department says 10,529 people — confirmed positive COVID-19 cases and known presumed positive COVID-19 cases — have recovered from isolation to date.
County residents who believe they have been in contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19 can call 585-753-5555 or email COVID19@monroecounty.gov.
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